Model situla



Accession Number
EC736
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Faience case
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Situla
Periods
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Faience
Measurements
Height: 36mm | Maximum diameter: 24mm | Rim diameter: 12mm | Base diameter: 24mm | Height of maximum diameter: 1mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

This image may be used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. For uses not covered under the Creative Commons license, or to license images for commercial uses, please contact the Egypt Centre.

Description

A model situla with holes in the neck and an inscription on one side which gives the first words of the prayer for funerary offerings. It dates from the late Dynastic to Graeco-Roman Period, probably the Fourth Century BCE.

Bibliography

Christine Insley Green 1987 'The Temple Furniture from the sacred animal necropolis at North Saqqara 1964-1976'.

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 18 Jun 2022

Back | Feedback about this object